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What is believed to be the first human invention to break the
According to a story, X was a large cannon, which was
strategically placed on the wall. A shot from a Parliamentary
cannon succeeded in damaging the wall beneath X which caused
the cannon to tumble to the ground. The Royalists, or Cavaliers
attempted to raise X on to another part of the wall, but because
the cannon was so heavy that they couldn‟t place it back.
What is X ?
X is a supernatural being in Norse mythology and Scandinavian
folklore. In Old Norse sources, beings described as X dwell in
isolated rocks, mountains, or caves, live together in small family
units, and are rarely helpful to human beings. In some sources, X
can't stand sunlight also. X is now-a-days commonly used in a
separate domain altogether. Identify X.
X are advertisement characters promoted by Y since IPL 2.
Although these characters look animated, they are actually
humans in X costumes. The ads were created by Ogilvy &
Mather, the agency handling Y advertisements. According to Rajiv
Rao, National Creative Director of Ogilvy & Mather, they “wanted
to make real people look as animated as possible”.
A capirote is a headgear of Spanish origin. It was historically worn
by the condemned during the Spanish Inquisition. A modification
of the capirote where the outer fabric of the hat extends past the
shoulders, covering the face and neck while leaving only a pair of
holes for the eyes, was worn by some Spanish brotherhoods
during Easter. In spite of its origins, with which group of people do
people most associate the capirote with?
"The sport it resembles the most is Basketball which is probably
the sport I enjoy watching the most. I had a lot of fun making up
the rules and I have still got the notebook I did it."
Who is talking about what ?
The Summy Company registered for copyright of the song in
1935. In 1988, Warner/Chappell purchased Summy Company for
$25 million, with the value of the song estimated at $5 million.
Based on the 1935 copyright registration, Warner claims that the
United States copyright will not expire until 2030, and that
unauthorized public performances of the song are technically
illegal unless royalties are paid to Warner. In the European Union,
the copyright of the song will expire on December 31, 2016.
Which song ?
It is round and has its name engraved into its top surface. The
edges of the top surface are also engraved with an intricate
design. It was created in 1874 to commemorate the marriage of
the Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia to the Duke of
Edinburgh. It is also a symbol of Spain‟s economic recovery after
the Spanish Civil War.
We cannot under-estimate the massive effect the
_______ has had on the game. It has changed the
equation between bat and ball more than pitches have
done, for it took away from the fast bowler his greatest
weapon -the ability to induce fear. Ian Chappell related
to me how he and Ian Healy once sat down to debate
which was the better Australian side -Chappell's or
Waugh's -by discussing a hypothetical match between
the two. "Is this match going to be played with
_______or without_______?" was the first question
Healy raised, because he felt it would have a great
bearing on the contest.
It is a common slang phrase, used as a simple existential
observation that life is full of imperfections and unforeseeable
events. The phrase is an acknowledgement that bad things
happen to people for no particular reason. In the 1994 film X, it
was suggested that X created the slang when he was running
across the country.
Which phrase ??
He was in the Soviet Army,
and was wounded in
combat in the Battle of
Bryansk in October 1941.
While being hospitalised, he
overheard some fellow
soldiers complaining. This
inspired him to create
something famous. What ?
X has a long-running feud with the unseen driver of a light blue
Reliant Regal Supervan III. This conflict originated when the
Reliant's driver held the Mini up on the way to a mathematics
The Mini was used for a 1997 feature film. After filming ended, the
original Mini used in filming was sold to Kariker Kars to be hired
for various events. It was then temporarily displayed as a major
attraction at the Rover Group's museum. In 1997, it was
purchased by the Cars of the Stars Motor Museum and is now on
display at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.
X , as a product brand, is especially known for its packaging, a tubular
paper-board can with a foil-lined interior and a resealable plastic lid,
which was invented by Fredric J. Baur. Baur died on March 4, 2008. his
children honored his request to bury him in one of the cans by placing
part of his cremated remains in a X container in his grave. X?
What we normally see is strings of random characters falling from
the top to the bottom of the screen. This effect is associated with
a famous franchise that has led to a lot of things in popular
culture, mainly screen-savers. What is it?
An 86 year old rivalry between two football clubs resembles
closely to OLD FIRM RIVALRY.
Interestingly, both clubs share the same home stadium which is in
country X. But one team has majority of its fan base in X while the
other in country Y.
Which famous rivalry?
X was the name of the author of a book entitled „Birds of the West
Indies‟. Y was a very active birdwatcher and favoured the works of
ornithologist X. When deciding on a name for his creation, he thought
X was suitably brief and unromantic .
X has a number of character traits, including an enjoyment of cars, a
love of food and drink, and an average intake of sixty custom-made
cigarettes a day.
X lost his virginity on his first visit to Paris at the age of 16. Among the
places where X has made love are on a train, in a forest, in a plane, in
a submarine, on an iceberg, and in a hospital. Id X.
1) The Death of Rosa Wolf
2) Corpse in A Garden
3) The Grim Butcher
4) The Dockyard Killer
5) A Russian Case
6) Good Cop Dead Cop
7) Death by Crucifixion
8) Beautiful No More
And so on…
Samsung Galaxy S3 is sold 60million pieces.
Apple iPhone 3GS is sold 37million pieces.
Motorola RAZR v3 is sold 130million pieces.
With a huge margin, which product tops the list with more than
250million pieces sold till today?